Schools

Nodaway-Holt asks to extend levy

By Christina Rice Nodaway-Holt leaders are asking voters to extend the sunset on the current 89.9¢ levy per $100 of assessed valuation at the April 3 election. The funds generated by the tax help the school district pay for repairs, maintenance and improvements. The levy would fund several large repairs including new roofs on both

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School events for the week of March April 2 to 7

Monday • Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway No School • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • MHS V golf at Smithville, 4 pm • MHS F baseball vs East Buchanan, 4:30 pm • MHS V baseball at East Buchanan, 4:30 pm • NN HS baseball at

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions March 14 to handle the following school district business: Superintendent Shannon Nolte submitted the closed session minutes with five redacted or blacked out paragraphs. When questioned, he said that four of the paragraphs concerned resignations, which did not have to be

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Conservation district announces poster contest winners

The Nodaway County Soil and Water Conservation District announced the fourth grade winners of its annual conservation poster contest. There were first, second and third place winners for each fourth grade class in the county. They are as follows: Eugene Field: Kati Hornickel’s class, Quinn McComb, first; Vince Galapin, second; and Mya Aley, third. Joe

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board increased teacher salaries and conducted the following business during its regular meeting March 15: It was approved to add $500 to the base salary and $500 to the master salary schedule. The school board reviewed bus bids and asked questions of representatives from RSB and Apple. The issue was

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School events for the week of March 25 to 30

Sunday • MHS Play, 7 pm Monday • Eugene Field Scholastic Book Fair begins • Eugene Field P/T conferences • MHS Jostens senior delivery, 11:30 am • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • MMS 8th conferences, 3:30 pm • MHS JV/V soccer at Grain Valley, 4 pm • MHS F baseball at Lafayette, 4:30

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NTS FBLA students qualify for state competition

The Northwest Technical School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended district competition on February 8 at Northwest Missouri State University. FBLA competition provides students who are interested in business the chance to compete and network with other people. Several events are available for the students to compete in including individual, team and chapter

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School events for the week of March 18 to 24

Sunday • South Nodaway BB banquet, 5 pm Monday • Horace Mann Spring Break begins • Jefferson, South Nodaway FCA Food Kitchen Trip • Jefferson, NN, NEN, SN, WN FFA Contest at Savannah • MHS V track at UCM, 1 pm • Northeast Nodaway HS baseball at Mid-Buchanan, 4:30 pm • Platte Valley JV/V baseball

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Lady Spoofhounds hit the field

The Maryville soccer team brushed up on its skills during the first practice on the soccer field March 8. Tori Allen stays in control of the ball as she runs drills. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Trojans combine drumming with exercise, coping skills

Nodaway-Holt Social Worker Debbie Fujinami initiated the Pound It Out program this January. POUND® was founded by two women who wanted to put excitement back into exercise. They were also drummers and combined their passion for drumming with workouts to create the program. Participants use Ripstix®, lightly-weighted drumsticks, created for the program. They drum along

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